Wasp Elder and Helen Bur on Hanbury Street

WIP @abcdefghelens & @waspelder A post shared by Nelly Balazs (@monoprixx) on Jan 11, 2017 at 2:07pm PST Artists Colour Doomed and Helen Bur took to a back street wall in London’s Shoreditch area for their latest creation. Painting as Wasp Elder and HB the canvas was on a long bricked wall located on Hanbury…

Home and Away

Stalwarts of the Cardiff art scene – Colourdoomed and HB returned for one week only to paint in a fantastic location slap bang in the city centre. Arriving from their current base in Germany – the duo took to a beige rendered wall on Barrack Lane to unleash their latest creation on the city’s walls….

Listening out

A random visit to a disused building in the north of the city and obvious signs of nature totally taking over this derelict farmhouse. A little rummage around and what looked like a character began to appear from the wilderness on one of the crumbling concrete walls. Distinct in style and one of the last…

The colour of money

Regular Cardiff street artist Colourdoomed has taken to a wall in the Roath part of the city to unleash his latest offering. Painting on the side of a house on Inverness Place the artist spent many days covering the white canvas with a giant blue character holding up a small character in his fingers. A…

Camden Colour

A bank holiday visit to the trendy London suburb of Camden for two Cardiff artists HB and Colourdoomed. It’s great to see that Camden is on the up with highly respected artists visiting the area to add to the already burgeoning street art scene that is appearing around every street. WIP – London will finally…

Kera kardiff kollab

A regular visitor to the city and this time an invited guest of the Empty Walls‘ organisers – so after completing his mammoth task of painting the whole side of the Millennium Plaza there was still one more job for Kera to complete! Click the image below to see more pictures of Kera’s large piece…

Vacation dawgz

It’s always great to hear when an artist is painting a new wall in Cardiff – but it’s even more exciting news when you hear it’s a collaboration between two of them – step forward Colourdoomed and HB for the latest masterpiece in the city. Local photographer Terry Matthews has been passing the location each…

Bridgend looks up

Over the last few decades lots of towns in South Wales have been left a bit behind whereas the large cities of Cardiff, Newport and Swansea have seen major investment and development. Town’s like Bridgend do deserve some attention where recently the town centre has seen some improvements with pedestrianisation, planners making the most of…

Look up Bridgend!

Most major cities across the UK have some sort of art culture with areas that attract some decent street art but step outside most of these cities and this dwindles to almost nothing. These smaller towns and cities are missing out on what creative street art can bring to an area and so someone has…

Whistle the hounds

Artist Colour Doomed has been extremely busy painting the full length of a whole wall in the west part of the city of Cardiff. Utilising a red bricked wall which other artists have previously used many times to brighten up this back street passage in Ely. Using a fantastic palette of colours including some more…

Ginger head men

Watching gracefully over activities in the back lanes of Roath – it’s the latest work from artist Colourdoomed. Set on the gable end of a bricked building this work really stands out amongst all the other tags and graffiti that covers nearly every inch of the battered old lane just off City Road. Two new…

Back alley action

A known magnet for graffiti and street artists from around the local area – the Northcote Lanes set just off City Road still attract an ever changing range of work. Remnants of old work from Colourdoomed, Ekstraternek, Phil Morgan and SPK can still be found amongst the many tags and throw ups plastered amongst the…

The Molar Express

The start of a brand new year and the start of some brand new street art popping up on the city’s walls. Here local artist Colourdoomed has paid a visit to an area of Cardiff that borders Roath, Adamsdown and Splott. (Is this officially Adamsdown?) Sandwiched between Newport Road and Clifton Street Colourdoomed has painted…

Colourdoomed protest

One of the main players in the Cardiff street art scene, Colourdoomed, has started the new year off with a bang…. and a paint…. and added another great piece to the city. Painting on a familiar spot in the Roath area he has created his latest addition to the front of the old Gaeity Cinema…

Empty Walls 2014: Super HB and Colour Doomed collab

A large wall in the Roath area of Cardiff that has seen it’s fair share of graffiti and tagging over the years was to get a welcome makeover as it was included to be painted as part of The Empty Walls festival being held throughout Cardiff.   October 17th til october 25th I´ll will be…

Kera Doomed

Back in Spring local artist Colour Doomed took to a red bricked wall at Fitzroy Street in the Roath part of the city and painted this amazing ‘Ginger man’ Nestling next door to the Trackside Studios and an alley full of street art this was a welcomed addition to the area. The cigarette smoking chap…

City of Colours: Colour Doomed

The City of Colours festival is predominently a street art festival held in Birmingham attracting talent from across the city and from the whole of the UK. On the 6th September 9,000 people took to the streets of Digbeth, Birmingham when it was transformed into one of the UK’s largest outdoor art galleries – a…

Empty Walls 2014: Colour Doomed buzzard

If you’ve ever taken a walk around the Roath area of the city during the last year there is a great chance you may have seen some giant birds gracing buildings, lanes, hoardings and even a shed. Yes, bird-lover, Colour Doomed has added his latest bird-work to a grey wall opposite Poet’s Corner located just…

IF – Instagram Friday by Shelltoe

We are currently running a weekly look at some amazing photos that users are posting on Instagram featuring street art and graffiti from around Cardiff. Instagram Friday – or IF for short – will showcase a selection of photos from an Instagram user each week. Today’s IF-er is Shelltoe – check out their amazing array…

Graffiti tour of Cardiff

Steffan Cravos has taken a graffiti tour of the streets of Roath and Cathays for the Welsh language programme Y Lle. Taking in the familiar routes of Gremlin Alley and Elm Street lanes he showcases the talents of Colour Doomed, Om Ni Vore and Rmer. (amongst other Cardiff artists.) Y Lle is a weekly magazine…

Searching soldiers by Colour Doomed

After previous soldiers appearing briefly on City Road before disappearing it was great to unearth a few more in the hidden depths of Cardiff! Set amongst a derelict farmhouse with no roof, rusting beams and crumbling brickwork this was an ideal location for Colour Doom’s latest piece of street art. Whilst one soldier clearly points…

Support the Empty Walls 2014 Festival

After the success of the first Empty Walls festival held in Cardiff in 2013 it’s now time to launch another one for 2014. Last year 12 local, national and international artists were invited to Cardiff to create art on ’empty walls’ to enhance the environment through the media of street art. This year it’s going…

The Bean Hunter by Colour Doomed

Cardiff based artist Colour Doomed has been busy on a piece of work carried out in the basement of the old ‘Index’ catalogue shop at the end of Queen Street. The whole thing was recorded and documented by Doomsday Productions and shows the huge amount of work and effort that goes into creating these huge…

Establishment Chicken Coop by Colour Doomed

Artist Colour Doomed has been busy again adding a huge piece across some wooden hoardings to the front of the old Spin Centre on City Road in Cardiff. The building has become derelict over the last few years with graffiti and street artists targetting the area providing tags, throw ups and some amazing street art…

Bird artwork at ‘Made in Spring’ festival

A gloriously sunny Bank Holiday weekend and a fantastic setting in the heart of Roath to hold the latest Made in Spring event on Plasnewydd Road. Running since 2010, the Made in Spring festival gives artists, musicians, makers and performers an opportunity to be experimental in response to the season, May Day ritual and the…

Joy, Ekstraternek and Colour Doomed collab

Sat previously in this location was this fantastic ‘Marbles’ piece from Colour Doomed but it wasn’t respected properly and ended up like this. Click the photos to view The Marbles post. So Colour Doomed was joined by two other artists to create something special on this vast breeseblocked canvas – step forward Joy and Ekstraternek….

Yellow Man by Colour Doomed

Set amongst an ever increasing wall of colourful and creative garage doors – this piece by Colour Doomed brings yet more interesting work to the back lanes of Roath. Featuring a predominently yellow faced man with no eyes with splodges of blue (is splodge a Welsh word?) here the canvas is variety of vintage rotting…

Flying contraption

‘Flying contraption’ was painted in March 2014 by local artist Colourdoomed and has sat proudly on the side of Clwb Ifor Bach ever since. In the image above you can see the outline of the man’s trousers whilst the artist painted on top of the scissor lift. Set on an ever changing Womanby Street the…